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Presteigne Festival
22 - 27 August 2019 | Artistic innovation and musical discovery in the beautiful countryside of the Welsh Marches
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Powys Libraries Sep 18
Presteigne Library - Come along and take part in the 'Late night at the library'! Offering 'open mic' slots for creative writers. Come and find your 'writing voice' and join this group! Thursday 27 September 7.30pm
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Presteigne Festival Sep 18
Great to see this new CD of works by vice-president – you should rush out and order your copy now for the fabulous performance of Huw's magnificent Symphony alone with under Ryan Wigglesworth.
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Presteigne Festival Sep 7
So many lovely reviews of – now all in one place – we couldn't resist using this lovely photo of Martin Butler chilling somewhere in Belgium! What a fabulous festival it was, thanks to all who came, listened, performed, composed and supported
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Presteigne Festival Sep 3
A fabulous review in – lovely mentions for Martin Butler Gareth Moorcraft Festival Ensemble and more
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Presteigne Festival Sep 3
A 'round up' review from , this time in from David Truslove – some lovely things about and our own Festival Orchestra –
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Presteigne Festival Aug 30
Today's review of the final concert – Festival Orchestra were on fabulous form as was and our wonderful multi-talented composer-in-residence Martin Butler.
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James Turnbull Aug 29
What can I say? has whizzed by and it’s been incredible. The most amazing music, performed by musicians I’ve so enjoyed sharing a stage with. All for a Festival run by such wonderful people. Thank you to everyone!
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Harriet Wybor Aug 29
A fond farewell to ! It’s been a fantastic few days of contemporary music from the UK & Baltic countries. This is such an important place for composers - congratulations to George Vass and all those behind the scenes who make it such a success.
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Harriet Wybor Aug 28
Wonderful last evening at hearing the premiere of Martin Butler’s Concertante Dances, Michael Berkeley’s Coronach and David Matthews’ Symphony No. 4. also sounding superb in the Haydn Violin Concerto!
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Presteigne Festival Aug 28
Fab review in for and for their wonderful concert last Saturday – final day today!
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Anna Joubert Aug 27
Recovering with tea and cake after an especially beautiful Brahms Sonata from and
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Ruth Evans Aug 27
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Ben Marshall Aug 26
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Harriet Wybor Aug 26
Superb evening - particularly enjoyed hearing Raminta Šerkšnytė’s De Profundis, Pēteris Plakidis’s concerto for two oboes & string orchestra and the charming Kreek’s Notebook by Tõnu Kõrvits
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Michael Cryne Aug 26
Another beautiful evening at , Plakidis a new one for me, but wonderfully played by and . Great to hear the sounding so good as well!
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James Turnbull Aug 25
Rehearsals kicking off for the Festival Orchestra here at and the strings are sounding completely lush! Should be in for some fun with with the Plakidis Concerto for 2 Oboes. A gem of a piece!
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Sidney Nolan Trust Aug 26
During the we will have extended Gallery opening hours: Until Wednesday 29 August 11am to 5pm daily. Last chance to see the haunting Sidney Nolan spray paintings (closes 29th August) Details here
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Huw Watkins Aug 24
It’s and at the - come hear them in action this weekend!
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Ruth Evans Aug 23
This evening been watching colleague Rebecca Jones perform in opera by Joseph Phibbs with BRAVO ALL 👏👏👏👏 powerful & intense
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Philharmonic Society Aug 24
Those of you chilling in Wales this should head to for the world premiere of 'Two Poems' by winner Manos Charalabopoulos. Performed by young Polish cellist Joanna Gutowska.
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